The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that 65.1% of Marylanders age 18 and older have received at least vaccine dose, as of Wednesday.
Irene Agustin, who serves in San Francisco’s Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing, will take the helm of Baltimore City’s homeless services office, which has been without a permanent director for a year.
The average rate of COVID-19 tests in Maryland that have come back positive over the last seven days fell to 2.88% on Tuesday, the first time since October that the metric has been below the 3% mark.
On Oct. 12, Maryland health officials reported a seven-day average positive test rate of 2.87%.
Yarrow First-Hartling slides back the blue metal door of the dumpster behind a home furnishings store, avoiding noisy clanging. Inside, she spots a ceramic bakeware set, a box of Girl Scout Thin Mint cookie-flavored coffee pods, an electronic insect trap and a cordless vacuum cleaner.
Baltimore Rock Opera Society will present a trio of short musicals featuring shadow puppetry, running May 28 to June 6, the theater company announced on Monday.
The performances will be BROS’s first live production since 2019.
Maryland confirms lowest daily new case total since July, average positive test rate continues to fall
Maryland on Monday recorded the smallest daily total of newly reported COVID-19 cases in 11 months, since state officials reported 272 new confirmed cases on July 6.
As part of a nationwide push to reduce the presence of police in certain crisis situations, Baltimore City will begin diverting some calls for service to behavioral health specialists and community partners by early June, Mayor Brandon Scott announced on Friday.